USB memory sticks get mounted as read only
minxmertzmomo at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 00:52:40 UTC 2007
On Nov 28, 2007 6:41 PM, James Takac <p3nndrag0n at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 29 November 2007 09:30:29 Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > On 29/11/2007, Brian Astill <bastill at adam.com.au> wrote:
> > > On Wed, 28 Nov 2007 10:44:52 pm Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > > > Some USB memory sticks get mounted as read only. Why? How to
> > > > fix this: 1) So it won't happen again?
> > > > 2) So that I can write to disks that get mounted this way?
> > >
> > > On my AMD64 Gutsy the effect is intermittent.
> > > I could not get my stick recognised at all. Then it was seen,
> > > but read-only and I couldn't even copy from it.
> > > Yesterday I tried my USB hard drive with success and later the
> > > stick was OK. Still OK today. Go figure.
> > That mimicks my machine's behaviour as well, under Feisty.
> > Dotan Cohen
> > http://what-is-what.com
> > http://gibberish.co.il
> > א-ב-ג-ד-ה-ו-ז-ח-ט-י-ך-כ-ל-ם-מ-ן-נ-ס-ע-ף-פ-ץ-צ-ק-ר-ש-ת
> > A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> > Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
> Hi Guys
> Maybe once it's mounted right click on it's icon and check the ownership and
> permissions. Likely this is the issue. You may have to change them as super
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Have you guys tried this:
(brought to this list's attention in a recent thread--search for
'usefree'). Worked for me.
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